6 Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving

6 Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving

Living far away from your aging parent can be difficult, but there are many ways to bridge the geographic and emotional gap. Focus on what you can do to support your loved one rather than feeling guilty about not being there. Here are some tips to help you play a...
Helping Seniors Eat a Healthy Diet

Helping Seniors Eat a Healthy Diet

Good nutrition is one of the most important things that will keep your parent healthy and happy as they age. It can help your loved one maintain a healthy weight, stay energized and get the nutrients they need. It can also lower the risk of developing chronic health...
How to Avoid Scams Aimed at the Elderly

How to Avoid Scams Aimed at the Elderly

Sadly, seniors are often the target of scams. They can be vulnerable and are seen as easy prey by many would-be scammers. Why? They often have substantial savings. They may be lonely and willing to talk to strangers. They tend to follow rules and may trust strangers...
Home Care Services and Home Health: What’s the Difference?

Home Care Services and Home Health: What’s the Difference?

Home care services and home health may sound very similar, but there are important distinctions between the two. Both are provided in the home, but one is focused on medical care and the other is for just about everything else. Often, seniors need both types of care...